Agent Name

4-Chloro-3-nitroaniline

CAS Number

635-22-3

Formula

C6-H5-Cl-N2-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

3-Nitro-4-chloroaniline; Aniline, 4-chloro-3-nitro-; Benzenamine, 4-chloro-3-nitro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2237

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Yellow to tan solid; [Hawley] Yellow powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate in the manufacture of azo dyes, pharmaceuticals, and other organic compounds; [Hawley]

Comments

A reproductive effector and mild eye irritant; Causes altered righting reflex in lethal-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000485 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Chloronitroanilines."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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